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Birhor permanent settlement

Item Information

Title:
Birhor permanent settlement
Description:
A Birhor settlement in the Ranchi district built by the Indian government. The Birhor are a nomadic people. After 1947, the Indian government attempted to settle them into permanent villages.[
Photographer:
Halpern, Joel Martin
Date:
1956
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Slides (photographs)
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Collection (local):
Joel M. Halpern Papers
Series:
Series 8. Graphic Material
Series 8A. Slides
Subjects:
Birhor (Indic people)
Dwellings
East Indians
Ethnic groups
Landscapes
Mountains
Nomads
Villages
Places:
India
IndiaJharkhand
Extent:
1 slide ; 5 x 5 cm.
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Terms of Use:
All rights for this image are held by Joel M. Halpern. Requests to publish, redistribute, or replicate this material should be addressed to Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.
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Identifier:
mufs001-ii-i0369